This emotionally driven track was written by songwriter Luke Daniel, a friend of Graham Coxon's who ended his own life in 2016 after a battle with chronic pain. The track is a double A-side, featuring both of their versions. Coxon said:
"In this business we're in, I've spent a lot of time with blokes in buses and God knows what for the last 25 years. And it's really, really tricky, we hardly talk about anything personal."
The proceeds from are being donated to CALM: The Campaign Against Living Miserably.
John Lennon's lead guitar work on Yoko Ono's "Walking On Thin Ice" proved to be his final creative act. It was upon their return home after completing laying down the track that Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman.
Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.